Animal Habitats For Kids: Grassland (Prairie)

Prairie We were learning about the grassland habitat, but we found out the savanna and the prairie are very different, even both are grassland. We studied them separately. What We Used Books and videos about the prairieAnimals in the prairie images from the internet or your drawingsColor pencils, crayons or markers for drawingLetter size paper... Continue Reading →

Animal Habitats For Kids: Grassland (Savanna)

Dry Season and Rainy Season We were learning about the grassland habitat, but we found out the savanna and the prairie are very different, even both are grassland. We studied them separately. What We Used Books and videos about the savannaAnimals in the savanna images from the internet or your drawingsColor pencils, crayons or markers... Continue Reading →

Animal Habitats For Kids: Temperate Forest

Temperate Forest We have visited the forest, so this habitat was the easiest for my son to picture what it looks like. We were fortunate to see deer while hiking in the forest. We also saw some squirrels and many birds. What you need Books and videos about the temperate forest habitatAnimals in the temperate... Continue Reading →

Animal Habitats For Kids: Rainforest (Tropical)

Introducing rainforest to my 1st-grader The hardest thing for me to teach my son about the habitats was letting him imagine or picture what kind of place it is. He was 6 years old, and he had never experienced a rainforest, so we needed to watch many videos to introduce what it looks like. What... Continue Reading →

Animal Habitats For Kids – Arctic / Polar / Tundra

Arctic habitat, Polar habitat, Tundra... Which name should we use for this icy habitat? It was confusing learning about it as Arctic habitat, while other references called it "Polar habitat," and still others called it "Tundra"... What you need Books and videos about the Arctic habitatAnimals in the Arctic habitat images from the internet or... Continue Reading →

Animal Habitats For Kids: Deserts

Introducing deserts to my 1st-grade son The hardest thing for me to teach my son about the habitats was letting him imagine or picture what kind of place it is. He was 6 years old, and he has never experienced deserts, so we needed to watch many videos to introduce what it looks like. What... Continue Reading →

Learning about the Human Body: Body Tracing

Fun Body Tracing Activity with kids "Real size of me!" My son was SUPER into anatomy (human body). After he read the book "Human Body Theater," his favorite activities were human body related. After we learned how our body works, we traced his shape and placed construction paper organs! What We Used Huge paper (We... Continue Reading →

How to Make a Rain Gauge

DIY Rain Gauge for Rain Measurement What is the rain gauge? The rain gauge is used to measure rainfall. We made it with a plastic bottle and set it outside. We will check it a week later to estimate how much rain we got!  What We Used Empty plastic bottleUtility knife (Please let the grown-up... Continue Reading →

Consonants and Vowels for Kids (Part 1)

A, E, I, O, U, and sometimes Y It was fun to sort consonants and vowels. We learned "Y" is the special one! Sometimes, Y can be both consonant and vowel! Yay! What We Used Glue or tapeScissorsThe printed PDF file below *Please read terms of use Free Download PDF Consonants_and_Vowels_PDF_Spongykids Resources for Learning Topics... Continue Reading →

Measuring Length for Kids (Centimeters & Inches)

Fun ways to practice measuring length! Introducing measuring was fun. Since using a ruler is a little bit tricky for kids, we practiced how to operate with measuring items at home. Here is the list my son did. It was so cute to see what he chose to measure. 🙂 What We Used RulerPencilThe printed... Continue Reading →

The Best Worksheets Websites for Kids

I found some useful websites that offer a great selection of worksheets. I hope this list helps your distance learning. K5 Learning (Free Worksheets Page) Subject Math and Language Art Age: Preschool to Grade 6 (Depends on the subjects) Cost: Free (No Sign Up Required) Scholastic Teachables Subject Language Arts, Math, Reading, Science, Social Studies,... Continue Reading →

Telling Time For Kids: How to Tell Time on a Clock

How to Teach Your Child to Tell Time? How do we know the time these days? Mostly looking at the cell phone. My son is so used to digital clocks, that it was very tricky and hard for him to learn this topic. I believe telling time on an analog clock is still essential, and... Continue Reading →

Animal Movements for Kids: Card Game

How do animals move? Do they walk? Do they slither?  How do animals move from place to place? When we learned this topic, my son learned many new words related to movements. It was so much fun to learn how the animals move with imitating them! What We Used ScissorsThe printed PDF file below *Please... Continue Reading →

Fun Neighborhood Nature Scavenger Hunt for Kids

What do you see in our neighborhood? You can do a fun scavenger hunt in your back yard, or while taking a walk in your neighborhood. We did this activity in our back yard for the first time, and my son really liked it. Kids can practice observation skills too. You might be able to... Continue Reading →

Living and Non Living Things Activity: Sorting Game

What are the living thing and non-living things? We learned about "Living and Nonliving Things" for 1st Grade science. What makes something a living thing? Do mushrooms alive? How about the clouds in the sky? We learned this topic with a sorting activity. What We Used ScissorsGlue or tapeThe printed PDF file below *Please read... Continue Reading →

Layers of the Earth Project for Kids

How to make a model of layers of the Earth with Play doh We learned about the layers of the Earth and made the model with play doh. It helped my son to understand the Earth's layers, and also it was exciting when we cut the Earth in half! What We Used Blue and green... Continue Reading →

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